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  2. City University of New York Athletic Conference - Wikipedia

    2011 - New York City Tech left the CUNYAC to put its athletic program on hiatus, effective after the 2010-11 academic year. 2015 - The University of Maine at Presque Isle (Maine–Presque Isle or UMPI) joined the CUNYAC as an affiliate member for baseball during the 2016 spring season (2015-16 academic year).

  3. Columbia University - Wikipedia

    Discussions regarding the founding of a college in the Province of New York began as early as 1704, at which time Colonel Lewis Morris wrote to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, the missionary arm of the Church of England, persuading the society that New York City was an ideal community in which to establish a college.

  4. List of universities in England - Wikipedia

    As of August 2017, there were 106 universities in England and 5 university colleges out of a total of around 130 in the United Kingdom.This includes private universities but does not include other Higher Education Institutions that have not been given the right to call themselves "university" or "university college" by the Privy Council or Companies House (e.g. colleges of higher education ...

  5. Cranfield University - Wikipedia

    College of Aeronautics (1946–1969) Cranfield University was formed in 1946 as the College of Aeronautics, on the then Royal Air Force base of RAF Cranfield.A major role was played in the development of the college by Roxbee Cox, later Lord Kings Norton, who was appointed to be the first governor of the college in 1945 and then served as vice-chair and (from 1962) chair of the board.

  6. State university system - Wikipedia

    Castleton University in Vermont is the oldest state university in New England, chartered in 1787. This was soon followed by the charter of The University of Vermont (UVM) in 1791. However, neither institution was a "state university" in the modern sense of the term until many decades later. Castleton began as the Rutland County Grammar School.

  7. University of Liverpool - Wikipedia

    The University of Liverpool is a public research university based in the city of Liverpool, England.Founded as a college in 1881, it gained its Royal Charter in 1903 with the ability to award degrees and is also known to be one of the six 'red brick' civic universities, the first to be referred to as The Original Red Brick.

  8. University - Wikipedia

    Definition. The original Latin word universitas refers in general to "a number of persons associated into one body, a society, company, community, guild, corporation, etc". At the time of the emergence of urban town life and medieval guilds, specialized "associations of students and teachers with collective legal rights usually guaranteed by charters issued by princes, prelates, or the towns ...

  9. Princeton University Press - Wikipedia

    Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to Princeton University. Its mission is to disseminate scholarship within academia and society at large. The press was founded by Whitney Darrow , with the financial support of Charles Scribner , as a printing press to serve the Princeton community in 1905. [2]